Brian T. Nguyen

Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology

Family Planning Fellowship Program Director

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Dr. Brian T Nguyen joined the University of Southern California’s department of Obstetrics & Gynecology in 2016 following the completion of a fellowship in Family Planning and Contraceptive Research at the University of Chicago. During his fellowship, Dr. Nguyen also completed a Master’s of Science degree for Clinical Professionals and gained research experience at the Population Council in New York and World Health Organization. Throughout his clinical and research training, Dr. Nguyen has sustained an interest in understanding how men are influenced and can influence women’s reproductive health. He has thus explored such topics as men’s access to emergency contraception, expedited male partner treatment for sexually transmitted infections, disparities in the use of vasectomy, advanced paternal age, men’s experiences of unintended pregnancy and abortion, and most recently, male hormonal contraception ( He hopes to continue research that creates a positive role for men in women’s health via his Expanding Male Engagement in Reproductive and Gender Equity (EMERGE) Lab ( As the Program Director for the Fellowship in Complex Family Planning at USC (, Dr. Nguyen is dedicated to supporting and shaping the careers of academic-physicians who will not only protect, but expand women’s reproductive options and autonomy.


  • Ob/Gyn Residency Excellence in Teaching Award, 2020
  • Ob/Gyn Residency Excellence in Teaching Award, 2019
  • Keck Ob/Gyn Student Interest Group Faculty of the Year, 2019
  • Ob/Gyn Residency Excellence in Teaching Award, 2018
  • Stanford University: Phi Beta Kappa, 2001


  • Advanced paternal age and the risk of spontaneous abortion: an analysis of the combined 2011-2013 and 2013-2015 National Survey of Family GrowthAm J Obstet Gynecol. 2019 11; 221(5):476. e1-476. e7. . View in PubMed
  • The demand for male contraception: Estimating the potential market for users of novel male contraceptive methods using United States National Survey of Family Growth data Contraception. 2024 Mar 28; 110438. . View in PubMed
  • Descriptive study of the real-world, long-term cost estimates and duration of use for hormonal and nonhormonal intrauterine devices using US commercial insurance claims J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2023 Dec; 29(12):1303-1311. . View in PubMed
  • Cerebrospinal fluid as vaginal discharge: ventriculoperitoneal shunt migration following Cesarean section Minerva Obstet Gynecol. 2023 Oct; 75(5):498-501. . View in PubMed
  • Design of an international male contraceptive efficacy trial using a self-administered daily transdermal gel containing testosterone and segesterone acetate (Nestorone) Contraception. 2023 Aug; 124:110064. . View in PubMed
  • The Experiences of Black Community-Based Doulas as They Mitigate Systems of Racism: A Qualitative Study J Midwifery Womens Health. 2023 Jul-Aug; 68(4):466-472. . View in PubMed
  • Advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in Contraception: A statement of commitment from the Editorial Board Contraception. 2023 Jul; 123:110066. . View in PubMed
  • Men’s willingness to use novel male contraception is linked to gender-equitable attitudes: Results from an exploratory online survey Contraception. 2023 Jul; 123:110001. . View in PubMed
  • Expectations for family building, assisted reproduction, and adoption among lesbians in the National Survey of Family Growth, 2017-2019 F S Rep. 2023 Jun; 4(2):190-195. . View in PubMed
  • In Reply Obstet Gynecol. 2023 May 01; 141(5):1027. . View in PubMed
  • Uptake of postplacental intrauterine device placement at cesarean delivery AJOG Glob Rep. 2023 Feb; 3(1):100157. . View in PubMed
  • Infectious outcomes following immediate postplacental intrauterine device placement in the setting of chorioamnionitis: An exploratory, retrospective study Contraception. 2023 03; 119:109913. . View in PubMed
  • Trends in copper versus hormonal intrauterine device breakage reporting within the United States’ Food and Drug Administration Adverse Event Reporting System Contraception. 2023 02; 118:109909. . View in PubMed
  • Male contraception development: monitoring effective spermatogenesis suppression utilizing a user-controlled sperm concentration test compared with standard semen analysis Fertil Steril. 2023 02; 119(2):208-217. . View in PubMed
  • An Ethical Argument for Health Insurance Coverage of Paternal Prenatal Genetic Testing Obstet Gynecol. 2023 01 01; 141(1):11-14. . View in PubMed
  • Data Equity for Asian American and Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander People in Reproductive Health Research Obstet Gynecol. 2023 10 01; 142(4):787-794. . View in PubMed
  • Post-abortion contraception, an opportunity for male partners and male contraception Contraception. 2022 11; 115:69-74. . View in PubMed
  • Male contraception is coming: Who do men want to prescribe their birth control? Contraception. 2022 11; 115:44-48.. View in PubMed
  • Discrepant abortion reporting by interview methodology among men from the United States National Survey of Family Growth (2015-2017) Contraception. 2022 08; 112:111-115. . View in PubMed
  • RE: ‘Gender bias in the medical education of obstetrician-gynaecologists in the United States: A systematic review’ Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 2022 08; 62(4):E13-E14. . View in PubMed
  • Gender bias in the medical education of obstetrician-gynaecologists in the United States: A systematic review Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 2022 06; 62(3):349-357. . View in PubMed
  • Vasectomy Training in Family Medicine Residency Programs: A National Survey of Residency Program Directors Fam Med. 2022 06; 54(6):438-443. . View in PubMed
  • Re: “Impact of Stress on Menstrual Cyclicity During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Survey Study” by Ozimek et al J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2022 02; 31(2):299-300. . View in PubMed
  • Condom Use at Coitarche Among Men in Non-Steady Relationships in the United States, 2006-2013 J Adolesc Health. 2022 01; 70(1):127-132. . View in PubMed
  • Acceptability of the oral hormonal male contraceptive prototype, 11ß-methyl-19-nortestosterone dodecylcarbonate (11ß-MNTDC), in a 28-day placebo-controlled trial Contraception. 2021 11; 104(5):531-537. . View in PubMed
  • “I’m not going to be a guinea pig:” Medical mistrust as a barrier to male contraception for Black American men in Los Angeles, CA Contraception. 2021 10; 104(4):361-366. . View in PubMed
  • Access to male sexual and reproductive health services in publicly funded California clinics in 2018 Contraception. 2021 08; 104(2):165-169. . View in PubMed
  • Withdrawal method inquiries and user experiences: An analysis of content posted on 4 gendered forums on Reddit Contraception. 2021 08; 104(2):170-175. . View in PubMed
  • Online community queries on hormonal male contraception: An analysis of the Reddit “Ask Me Anything” experience Contraception. 2021 08; 104(2):159-164. . View in PubMed
  • Declines in the Proportion of US Black Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents JAMA Netw Open. 2021 05 03; 4(5):e219710. . View in PubMed
  • Detecting variations in ovulation and menstruation during the COVID-19 pandemic, using real-world mobile app data PLoS One. 2021; 16(10):e0258314. . View in PubMed
  • The potential for intramuscular depot medroxyprogesterone acetate as a self-bridging emergency contraceptive Contracept X. 2021; 3:100050. . View in PubMed
  • Expectations for Sex without Birth Control among Young Men: Risk Factors from the USA National Survey of Reproductive and Contraceptive Knowledge World J Mens Health. 2020 Oct; 38(4):573-581. . View in PubMed
  • Continuing the search for a hormonal male contraceptive Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2020 Jul; 66:83-94. . View in PubMed
  • Acceptability of oral dimethandrolone undecanoate in a 28-day placebo-controlled trial of a hormonal male contraceptive prototype Contraception. 2020 07; 102(1):52-57. . View in PubMed
  • Vasectomy: An Opportunity for Obstetricians and Gynecologists Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2020 06; 63(2):289-294. . View in PubMed
  • Time for the US food and drug administration approval of condoms for anal intercourse EClinicalMedicine. 2019 Dec; 17:100226. . View in PubMed
  • Supporting Women at the Time of Abortion: A Mixed-Methods Study of Male Partner Experiences and Perspectives Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2018 06; 50(2):75-83. . View in PubMed
  • Pregnancy Intention and Contraceptive Use among Women by Class of Obesity: Results from the 2006-2010 and 2011-2013 National Survey of Family Growth Womens Health Issues. 2018 Jan – Feb; 28(1):51-58. . View in PubMed
  • Of mosquitoes and men: mitigating Zika risk via Men’s family planning and male contraception Contracept Reprod Med. 2018; 3:17. . View in PubMed
  • Social media and the intrauterine device: a YouTube content analysis BMJ Sex Reprod Health. 2018 Jan; 44(1):28-32. . View in PubMed
  • Offering the full range of contraceptive options: a survey of interest in vasectomy training in the US family planning community Contraception. 2017 May; 95(5):500-504. . View in PubMed
  • Atopic asthmatic immune phenotypes associated with airway microbiota and airway obstruction PLoS One. 2017; 12(10):e0184566. . View in PubMed
  • Male Partners’ Involvement in Abortion Care: A Mixed-Methods Systematic Review Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2016 12; 48(4):209-219. . View in PubMed
  • Pre-and post-vasectomy counseling: strategies to improve patient knowledge Patient Intelligence. 2016; (1):1-6. . View in PubMed
  • Evaluating the efficacy and safety of a progestin- and estrogen-releasing ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer contraceptive vaginal ring Expert Opin Drug Saf. 2014 Oct; 13(10):1423-30. . View in PubMed
  • Putting the man in contraceptive mandate Contraception. 2014 Jan; 89(1):3-5. . View in PubMed
  • The effect of race/ethnicity on adverse perinatal outcomes among patients with gestational diabetes mellitusAm J Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Oct; 207(4):322. e1-6. . View in PubMed
  • Factors associated with family planning and vasectomy discussions: results from a health provider survey Med Health R I. 2010 Feb; 93(2):48-50. . View in PubMed
  • A male perspective on emergency contraception Female Patient. 2010; 4(35):43-35. . View in PubMed
  • Male access to over-the-counter emergency contraception a survey of acceptability and barriers in Providence, Rhode Island Womens Health Issues. 2009 Nov-Dec; 19(6):365-72. . View in PubMed
  • Validation of a brief screen for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder with substance use disorder patients Addict Behav. 2006 Nov; 31(11):2074-9. . View in PubMed
  • Pharmacy provision of emergency contraception to men: a survey of pharmacist attitudes in Rhode Island J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2010 Jan-Feb; 50(1):17-23. . View in PubMed
  • Surveying the persistence of age- and gender-based restrictions on over-the-counter emergency contraception across pharmacies in Los Angeles County, CA J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2022 Sep-Oct; 62(5):1654-1658. . View in PubMed